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Goldberg-Shprintzen megacolon syndrome

Disease definition

A rare multiple congenital anomalies/dysmorphic syndrome characterized by Hirschsprung disease, facial dysmorphism (sloping forehead, high arched eyebrows, long eyelashes, telecanthus/hypertelorism, ptosis, prominent ears, thick earlobes, prominent nasal bridge, thick philtrum, everted lower lip vermillion and pointed chin), global developmental delay, intellectual disability and variable cerebral abnormalities (focal or generalized polymicrogyria, or hypoplastic corpus callosum).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • GOSHS
    • Megacolon-microcephaly syndrome
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q87.8
  • OMIM: 609460
  • UMLS: C1836123
  • MeSH: C537279
  • GARD: 9849
  • MedDRA: -
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